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5-Star Theodore rolled

By 12 April 2012

ACT Policing is appealing for witnesses to an aggravated robbery at the 5-Star Supermarket in Theodore last night (Wednesday, April 11).
About 6.45 pm a man entered the 5-Star Supermarket located on Lawrence Wackett Crescent where he threatened the store attendant with a weapon before decamping with a sum of cash.
The man ran out on to [...]

Richardson 2am home invasion with baseball bats

By 11 April 2012

A 25-year-old Richardson man is receiving medical treatment after three men allegedly broke into his home and assaulted him earlier this morning (Wednesday, April 11).
Just after 2 am, the man was woken by three men pulling him out of bed and hitting him repeatedly with baseball bats.
The man was then bound with cable ties and [...]

Wagga man charged for working over Canberra

By 11 April 2012

A 20-year-old man will face the ACT Magistrates Court today (Wednesday, April 11) after being extradited from New South Wales by ACT Policing.
Criminal Investigation detectives extradited the man from Wagga Wagga yesterday (Tuesday, April 10) and he was taken to the ACT Watch House where he was charged in relation to numerous aggravated robbery, assault [...]

53yr old L-plater blows 0.227!

By 10 April 2012

The road toll for the ACT remains at zero after the Easter long weekend with 18 people apprehended for drink driving as part of Operation Crossroads.
Officer-in-Charge of Traffic Operations, Sergeant Rod Anderson, said that while the ACT remained fatality free, police issued 119 Traffic Infringement Notices (TINs) for a number of offences including speeding and [...]

Taking a taxi, you’re doing it wrong

By 9 April 2012

A 21-year-old Fraser man has been arrested after assaulting a taxi driver and stealing his taxi in Canberra’s north early this morning (Monday, April 9).
About 12:30am the man and a 20-year-old woman were travelling in a taxi along Belconnen Way in Macquarie. An argument started between the pair, during which the woman jumped from the [...]

Late night big fun with an excavator in Hume

By 8 April 2012

ACT Policing are appealing for witnesses to property damage at Hume late last night (Saturday, 7 April).
About 11pm police attended Tralee Street, Hume and saw a trail of damage about 800 metres long of knocked down light poles, bollards, street signs, construction fencing and barriers starting from a construction site.
The street lighting in the area [...]

Richardson hit and run on a house!

By 8 April 2012

ACT Policing is appealing for witnesses to a collision in Richardson early this morning, (Sunday, 8 April).
About 2 am a large white van or truck was seen driving away from a house on Chauncey Crescent, Richardson after it had reversed and crashed into the bedroom window.
The residence sustained structural damage to the front wall and [...]

Fire in Chisholm

By 8 April 2012

ACT Fire & Rescue has extinguished a fire in a four-bedroom house on Davice Place, Chisholm.
Fire contained to room of origin with fire damage also to roof space. Extensive heat and smoke damage to remainder of house.
No damage to neighbouring property.
House unoccupied at time of fire.
Three fire pumpers on scene with the Hazardous Materials Unit, [...]

Weirdness on Clift Crescent

By 7 April 2012

ACT Policing is appealing for witnesses to an aggravated robbery in Richardson last night (Friday, April 6).
About 10.50 pm an 18-year-old man was walking home along Clift Cresent and was approached by a black Mazda 6 travelling in an easterly direction towards Heagney Crescent.
The victim flagged down the vehicle to ask for a lift. At [...]

Bashed in Garema Place

By 7 April 2012

ACT Policing is appealing for witnesses to a robbery in Garema Place, Civic in the early hours of the morning, (Saturday, April 7).
About 12.40 am a man was walking towards King O’Malley’s pub when he was approached by two males. One male, without provocation punched the victim in the head a number of times knocking [...]

Kambah cretins briefly off the streets after pursuit

By 6 April 2012

ACT Policing have arrested two men after a brief police pursuit in Kambah yesterday, (Thursday, 5 April).
About 4.22pm police attempted to stop a vehicle which was travelling at 126 km on O’Halloran Circuit Kambah. The vehicle failed to stop, driving around police and a pursuit was initiated.
The vehicle travelled east across Drakeford Drive onto [...]

Sexual assault at RMC Duntroon

By 5 April 2012

ACT Policing has arrested a 23-year-old man after police responded to a report of a sexual assault within the grounds of the Royal Military College, Duntroon early this morning.
At 2am today, the 21-year-old female victim contacted police to report that a man known to her had entered her house and sexually assaulted her before fleeing [...]

Scullin shops rolled

By 5 April 2012

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an aggravated robbery that occurred at the 5-Star Supermarket, Scullin Place, Scullin yesterday (Wednesday, April 4) evening.
About 7.55pm, a man armed with a knife entered the supermarket and demanded cash while threatening the cashier.
The cashier complied with the demand and gave the man a sum of cash which was [...]

Civic Pathfinder BBQ

By 4 April 2012

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses after a white Nissan Pathfinder was deliberately set alight in a Civic car park last night (April 3).
About 7.20pm, police were alerted to a vehicle that was on fire in the car park between Knowles Place and Vernon Circle, Civic.
ACT Policing General Duties officers attended the location and managed to [...]

Double demerits for Easter start tomorrow

By 4 April 2012

ACT Policing is once again participating in Operation Crossroads, an Australian and New Zealand police initiative to reduce the number of road trauma incidents on our roads this Easter.
This time ACT Policing, along with NSW Police, is teaming up with ACT Ambulance Service and ACT Fire and Rescue to highlight the trauma surrounding major collisions.
Superintendent [...]

Death in Yarralumla

By 3 April 2012

ACT Policing Criminal Investigation detectives are investigating the death of a 75-year-old woman at a house in Yarralumla.
Police were called to the scene by ACT Ambulance at around 9pm this evening (Monday, 2 April).
Police are treating the death as suspicious.
Investigations to determine the cause of her death are underway by detectives and AFP Forensic Services [...]

Want to be a cop?

By 2 April 2012

ACT Policing is looking for people who have the qualities to be community policing officers as part of the AFP’s ‘anything but every day’ recruitment campaign which launched today.
National Manager Human Resources Leanne Close and Chief Police Officer for the ACT Roman Quaedvlieg said that the AFP is putting the challenge out there, looking for [...]

Hawker man charged with Macgregor murder

By 30 March 2012

A 28-year-old Hawker man has been charged with the murder of a 30-year-old woman in Macgregor.
Police attended the woman’s home yesterday afternoon (Wednesday, March 28) after her body was discovered by a relative.
Criminal Investigations detectives charged the man at the ACT Watch House this evening (Thursday, March 29).
He will face the ACT Magistrates [...]

Macquarie Southern Cross Club rolled

By 29 March 2012

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an aggravated robbery that occurred at the Canberra Southern Cross Club, Macquarie early this morning (March 29).
About 12.05am, two men armed with knives entered the club and approached a staff member while making demands for cash.
The staff member complied with the demands and provided the men with a sum [...]

Death in Macgregor

By 29 March 2012

ACT Policing Criminal Investigation detectives are investigating the death of a 30-year-old woman at a house in Macgregor.
The body was found in a room of the house by a relative around 4pm today (Wednesday, 28 March).
Police are treating the death as suspicious.
Investigations to determine the cause of her death are underway by detectives and AFP [...]

Boys go wild at Bimberi

By 29 March 2012

Two teenagers will face court tomorrow following an incident which occurred at the Bimberi Youth Detention Centre in December last year.
On Sunday, 11 December 2011 ACT Policing attended the centre in response to a report of criminal damage by two detainees, aged 16 and 17.
The boys caused damage estimated to be around $16,500.
Following an [...]

High speed German autos seized

By 28 March 2012

ACT Policing has seized two vehicles after they were detected travelling at over 160km/h along Belconnen Way yesterday (March 27) afternoon.
Around 4pm, ACT Policing Traffic Operations members were undertaking laser speed checks on Belconnen Way, Aranda when they saw a black Mercedes E500 and an Audi S3 travelling side-by-side at speed.
The officers conducted speed checks [...]

Smack and weed seized in Evatt

By 28 March 2012

Members from ACT Policing’s Drug Investigation Team have seized a quantity of illicit substances after a search warrant was executed at a home in Evatt yesterday afternoon (27 March).
During the warrant, police located and seized a quantity of an illicit substance suspected to be heroin and three cannabis plants. The combined street value of the [...]

Mugged at the Florey shops

By 27 March 2012

A 28-year-old man was arrested following an aggravated robbery in Canberra’s north last night (Monday, March 26).
About 7.30pm a woman was leaving the Florey Shopping Centre when she was approached by a man. The man demanded cash while pointing a knife towards the woman. The woman handed the man a sum of cash after which [...]

In 2002 did you see two blokes nicking a body ballasting hunk of concrete?

By 26 March 2012

ACT Policing is seeking assistance in identifying the men that may be able to assist police in solving the murder of Kathryn Grosvenor in March 2002.
In late February or early March 2002 a witness was driving towards the roundabout at the intersection of Mirrabei Drive, Gundaroo Drive and Anthony Rolfe Avenue Gungahlin where they saw [...]

Teen car thieves collared

By 26 March 2012

A 17-year-old boy will face the ACT Childrens Court today and another 17-year-old boy will be summonsed after the pair allegedly stole two cars in Canberra’s south last night (Sunday, March 25).
Police will allege that between 6.30pm and 8.15pm last night, the two boys stole a purple-coloured Mazda from the car park of the Eastlakes [...]

Shotty and a hoody found abandoned in Forrest

By 23 March 2012

Police are seeking the public’s assistance after a sawn off shotgun was located in Forrest on Wednesday afternoon (March 21).
Detectives from ACT Policing’s Criminal Investigations located the sawn off shotgun in a hedge on Empire Circuit, near the Tennyson Crescent intersection. The shotgun was located next to a blue long sleeve hooded jumper.
Police believe the [...]

AFP swoops on two child porn enthusiasts in Canberra as part of a national operation

By 23 March 2012

The Australian Federal Police have announced their latest successes in hunting down the perverts who take joy in the sexual torture of children:
The AFP’s Child Protection Operations teams executed 19 search warrants across Australia over the last week, arresting men between the ages of 21 and 64.
These men were allegedly accessing child sexual exploitation [...]

More drug busts in the Inner North

By 23 March 2012

Members from ACT Policing’s Drug Investigation Team executed search warrants in Canberra’s north yesterday afternoon (Thursday, March 23) where a number of items were seized.
Just after midday police executed the first warrant on a vehicle in Lyneham. During the warrant police seized a quantity of an illicit substance suspected to be methylamphetamine.
Other warrants were executed [...]

Gang violence in Nicolls?

By 22 March 2012

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an incident that occurred on Gundaroo Drive, Nicolls, last night (Wednesday, March 21).
Around 10.30pm two men were at their home in Nicholls when a male known to them arrived at the house with a group of men. The group of men forced entry to the house by breaking a [...]

Heroin bust in Dickson

By 21 March 2012

Members from ACT Policing’s Drug Investigation Team have seized a quantity of illicit substances after a search warrant was executed on a vehicle in Dickson yesterday afternoon (20 March).
During the warrant, police located and seized a quantity of an illicit substance suspected to be heroin, with an estimated street value of $3,000. Also seized during [...]

CCTV from Civic Maccas assault

By 20 March 2012

ACT Policing is seeking assistance from the public to identify the man and woman in the images which relate to an incident which occurred on Friday, February 3.
The 19-year-old victim was at McDonalds in East Row about 2.30am standing in the queue to be served. The pair pictured entered and allegedly pushed in front of [...]

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